Narcissa Whitman, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Narcissa Whitman

American missionary

Date of Birth: 14-Mar-1808

Place of Birth: Prattsburgh, New York, United States

Date of Death: 29-Nov-1847

Profession: missionary

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Narcissa Whitman

  • Narcissa Prentiss Whitman (March 14, 1808 – November 29, 1847) was an American missionary in the Oregon Country of what would become the state of Washington.
  • On their way to found the Protestant Whitman Mission in 1836 with her husband, Marcus, near modern-day Walla Walla, Washington, she and Eliza Hart Spalding (wife of Henry Spalding) became the first documented European-American women to cross the Rocky Mountains.

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